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obstinate
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Brave New World
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  • "All the same," he insisted obstinately, "Othello’s good, Othello’s better than those feelies."
  • He remained obstinately gloomy the whole afternoon; wouldn’t talk to Lenina’s friends (of whom they met dozens in the ice-cream soma bar between the wrestling bouts); and in spite of his misery absolutely refused to take the half-gramme raspberry sundae which she pressed upon him.
  • Obstinately the beautiful memories refused to rise; there was only a hateful resurrection of jealousies and uglinesses and miseries.

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  • She is an obstinate child who will not follow the family rules.
  • He is obstinate as a mule.

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